Heart Surgery - Volume

Volumes are the number of patients seen or the number of procedures or type of care occurring in the hospital during a specific time period.  Research indicates that for some procedures and types of care, hospitals that do a certain number are more likely to have better outcomes.

 

 

 

 


Heart Surgery - Discharges

A high number is better.

What this means

Inpatient discharge: A count of the number of patients who leave our Fletcher Allen following inpatient care.

Why it’s important

High volume is an important indicator of experience and quality of care.

Chart Source Data - Fletcher Allen #2

 

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft - Discharges (CABG)

A high number is better.

What this means

Inpatient discharge: A count of the number of patients who leave Fletcher Allen following inpatient care.

Why it’s important

High volume is an important indicator of experience and quality of care.

Chart Source Data - Fletcher Allen #2